Edson Whipple

5 February 1805–11 May 1894 (Age 89)
Dummerston, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Edson

When Edson Whipple was born on 5 February 1805, in Dummerston, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, John Whipple, was 39 and his mother, Basmoth Hutchins, was 35. He married Lavina Goss on 18 March 1832, in Dummerston, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880. In 1847, at the age of 42, his occupation is listed as water warden in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 11 May 1894, in Colonia Juárez, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, at the age of 89, and was buried in Colonia Juárez Cemetery, Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Edson Whipple
Amelia Maria Fellows
Marriage: 6 September 1854
Albert Fellows Whipple
Emeline Whipple
Richard Whipple
Heber Whipple
Alice Whipple
Amelia Minerva Whipple
Vilate Whipple
Hyrum Hanford Whipple
David E Whipple
Ida Rosetta Whipple
Alfred Safford Whipple
Elizabeth Whipple

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  • Marriage
    6 September 1854Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 7
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    Age 25
    Rebellion drives Guerrero from presidency. Immigration to Texas from United States prohibited but not enforced.

    Name Meaning

    English: perhaps a nickname from an unrecorded diminutive of Middle English w(h)ippe ‘scourge, whip’, possibly contained in Middle English whippel-tre, a type of dogwood or cornus. For possible applications as a nickname see Whipp . Alternatively, perhaps from an unrecorded diminutive of the Middle English personal name Wippe (see Whipp ).History: Matthew Whipple came from England to Ipswich, MA, c. 1638. His descendent William Whipple (1730–85) born in Kittery, ME, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. A John Whipple was one of the first settlers in Providence, RI.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Life Story Of Edson Whipple

    Life Story of Edson Whipple Edson Whipple was a descendent of John Whipple, who came to New England about 1620 and settled in Providence, Rhode Island. John was the son of Matthew of Booking, Eng …

    Sources (87)

    • Edson Whipple, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Edson in entry for George W Whipple and Drucilla Gailey, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Edson Whipple in entry for Edson Whipple, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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